Exeter University has opened an investigation into racism allegations involving the university’s student law society. Racist comments by members of a WhatsApp group titled “Dodgy Blokes Soc” were made public by
Hill Dickinson has finalized the sale of a portion of its insurance business group to Keoghs. The sale includes 17 partners and 311 staff, many of which will stay put in the Liverpool office, where Keoghs will sublet
Keoghs is expected to complete an acquisition of a 400-strong insurance group from Hill Dickinson soon. The team includes 16 partners, along with around 400 lawyers and business services personnel. Once completed, the
Hill Dickinson is reportedly in the midst of discussions that could see the firm’s non-marine insurance group transferred to Keoghs. If the proposal passes a partner vote, the transfer could be completed by late
CMS has announced the launch of a new office in Monaco, which will be the firm’s 71st global office. The new location sees CMS join with local firm Pasquier Ciulla & Marquet (PCM) Avocats, and the office will
Hill Dickinson has announced the upcoming closure of its Sheffield office after Kennedys hired a casualty claims team from the firm. The 24-member team included partners and support staff. Partners Paul Bedford, Alan
Norton Rose Fulbright has announced that the firm plans to open an office in Monaco next year. The new office will focus on European shipping and finance matters, and will be led by Dimitri Sofianopoulos, who will also
Hill Dickinson has announced that it will be searching for a chief operating officer (COO) as the firm undergoes leadership restructuring. The new COO will be the first to hold such a position at the shipping and
Clyde & Co has hired a Hill Dickinson maritime partner for its Hong Kong office. Anthony Woo has worked at Hill Dickinson since 2014, and advises on charter party disputes, salvage and collision claims, and summonses.
Hill Dickinson has promoted three lawyers to partner. Manchester shipping specialist Paula Warnock, Manchester employment lawyer Michael Wright, and London shipping lawyer Jeff Park all got the promotion nod this round.